Jul 23, 2015

In quirky Hong Kong voting system, fishermen play key role

HONG KONG (AP) — Since China took control of Hong Kong from Britain in 1997, the city's billionaires have played a leading role in hewing the Asian financial center to Beijing's priorities. So too have a dwindling band of fishermen and farmers. The desire of China's communist leaders to enlist the tycoons' cooperation is understandable given the influence they have through their control of large...

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